Course curriculum

  • 1

    Before Class Starts

    • Yarn Requirements

    • You're Enrolled!

    • Webinar Days & Times

    • Course Calendar

    • Unraveling Overshot on Social Media

    • NEW: Webinar Registration, Etc.

    • NEW: How to use the Online Classroom

  • 2

    Resources

  • 3

    Project Specs

    • Class Project Overview

    • Placemats & Runner Project

    • Honeysuckle Placemats & Runner

    • Honeysuckle Specs & Threading - Downloadable

    • Stars and Roses Placemats & Runner

    • Stars and Roses Specs & Threading - Downloadable

    • Diamonds BL Placemats & Runner

    • Diamonds BL Specs & Threading - Downloadable

    • Samples Only Project

    • HoneySamples Specs & Threading - Downloadable

    • Choosing a Sett

  • 4

    Pre-Flight Checks

    • The Tie-Up: All Sinking, All the Time

    • The Tie-Up - Downloadable

    • Checking Your Tie-ups with lamms; Interpreting treadles for direct tie looms - Downloadable

    • Testing Your Threading

    • Testing your Threading - Downloadable

  • 5

    Course Roadmap

    • How the Course is Organized

    • Attention grabbers, stylistic conventions, etc.

    • Printing Course Content

  • 6

    Webinar Recordings and Transcripts

    • 28 Jan 21 - Thursday Lecture #4

    • 24 Jan 21 - Sunday Lecture #4

    • 21 Jan 21 - Thursday Q&A #3

    • 17 Jan 21 - Sunday Lecture #3

    • 14 Jan 21 - Thursday Q&A #2

    • 10 Jan 21 - Sunday Lecture #2

    • 07 Jan 21 - Thursday Q&A #1

    • 03 Jan 21 - Sunday Lecture #1

  • 7

    Week 1: Laying the Foundation

    • ​Chapter Roadmap: Laying the Foundation​

    • Overshot at a Glance

    • Overshot: A Technical Definition

    • Block Weaves: A BRIEF Introduction

    • The Nuts and Bolts of Twill

    • Laying the Foundation - Crossword Puzzle

    • Laying the Foundation - Crossword Puzzle Solution

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    Week 1: The Building Blocks of Overshot

    • Chapter Roadmap: Building Blocks of Twill

    • Biggifying Twill

    • Overshot As An Extension of Twill

    • The Nitty Gritty of Overshot Blocks

    • Exercise: Identifying Blocks

    • Exercise: Identifying Blocks - Downloadable

    • Three Interlacements: Pattern, Background, and Halftone

    • Common Overshot Motifs

    • Activity: Building Blocks of Overshot - Crossword Puzzle

    • Building Blocks of Overshot - Crossword Puzzle Solution

  • 9

    Week 1: At the Loom

    • Weaving Assignment #1: Weaving bands in twill order

    • Weaving Assignment #1 - Downloadable

  • 10

    Week 2: Star Fashion

    • Chapter Roadmap: Star Fashion

    • As Drawn In

    • The One Fewer Rule

    • Maintaining Warp-wise Symmetry of Motifs

    • Deriving a Star Fashion Treadling

    • Exercises: A Slice of Star

    • Exercise: A Slice of Star - Solution

    • What Does Star Fashion Look Like?

    • Celebrity Stylin'

    • Exercises: Complete Star Fashion Treadling

    • Exercises: Complete Star Fashion Treadling - Solution

    • Activity: Star Fashion - Crossword Puzzle

    • Star Fashion - Crossword Puzzle Solution

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    Week 2: At the Loom

    • Weaving Assignment #2: Tabby Two Ways

    • Weaving Assignment #2 - Downloadable

    • Weaving Assignment #3: Star Fashion Placemat or Sample

    • Weaving Assignment #3 - Downloadable

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    Week 3: Rose Fashion

    • Chapter Roadmap: Rose Fashion

    • From Star to Rose

    • Deriving a Rose Fashion Treadling

    • Exercises: Star to Rose

    • Exercises: Star to Rose solution

    • A Rose by Any Other Name

    • Swapping Blocks in the Tie-up

    • Rose Fashion Gallery

    • Activity: Rose Fashion - Crossword Puzzle

    • Rose Fashion - Crossword Puzzle Solution

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    Week 3: At the Loom

    • Weaving Assignment #4: Rose Fashion Placemat or Sample

    • Weaving Assignment #4 - Downloadable

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    Week 4: Beyond Star and Rose

    • Chapter Roadmap: Beyond Star and Rose

    • Merging Star and Rose

    • A Star by Any Other Name?

    • A Gallery of Gamps

    • Treadling à la Carte

    • Treadling a la Carte - Download

    • Exercise: Create an original design

    • Exercise: Create an original design - Downloadable

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    Week 4: At the Loom

    • Weaving Assignment #5: Weave your Runner or Samples

    • Assignment 5 - Downloadable

    • Weaving Assignment #6: Complete the Set